Girls of the Sun

France, 115m, DCP

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Screened April 12–18, 2019

A thrilling and visceral vision of female empowerment, writer-director Eva Husson’s sophomore feature tells the true story of a squad of female freedom fighters in Kurdistan. French war journalist Mathilde (Emmanuelle Bercot) embeds with a Kurdish military unit led by former lawyer Bahar (Golshifteh Farahani), whose mission in life was forever altered by Islamic extremists. Together, these women must bravely head into close-quarters combat with their ISIS foes. A Cohen Media Group release

In Arabic, French, and Kurdish with English subtitles

Official Selection: 2018 Cannes Film Festival

Director Eva Husson in person Friday 4/12!

Please note: the Q&A on Friday 4/12 will be recorded.

A film by Eva Husson